Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sale 14-03-2024



14th March


534 SHEEP INCLUDING 332 Finished hoggs, 139 Cull Sheep & 63 STORE SHEEP


332 Hoggs ave 386.09p/kg


A reduced entry met a much stronger trade on the week with all weights in keen demand. Well finished bigger types meeting the strongest demand with top prices of 444p/kg & £237 per head. Overall average £161 Per head.


Leading Prices:

38kg 420p/kg JW Handford & Sons, Aspenshaw
38.3kg 408p/kg G Timmons, Church Broughton
45kg 444p/kg RH Bunting, Friden
41kg 415p/kg D Medway, High Peak
47.6kg 440p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
54kg 139p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
52.1kg 428p/kg R Darlington, Hartington



25.5kg – 32kg Ave 372.61kg To 394p
32.1kg – 39kg Ave 366.43p/kg Top 420p
39.1kg – 45.5kg Ave 390.48p/kg Top 444p
45.6kg – 52kg Ave 402.30p/kg Top 440p
52kg + Ave 392.90p/kg Top 439p


139 Cull Sheep Ave £99.52 Per Head


Another strong trade on all with ewes to £203 and tups to £204.


63 Store Sheep


A few more ewes and lambs on offer still attracting very brisk bidding and many men and women going home short on numbers or with empty trailers.


Texel Doubles to £320, £300 (x2)

Texel Singles to £225, £220

Mule Doubles to £275

Mule Singles to £192

Overall Average £109 / life



One lot of Mule ewes having run with the ram sold at £134.


A small show of feeding hoggs saw Texels to £118 and Suffolks to £120.



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Ivor Lowe


Property and professional services

Peter Oven

Market Associate